Essential Skills For Employment

Essential Skills are the foundational skills required to successfully participate in the Canadian labour market. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change. Through extensive research, the Government of Canada has identified the nine literacy and essential skills used in nearly every occupation and throughout daily life in different ways and at different levels of complexity. The development of the nine essential skills are included in all our upgrading programs and help prepare our students for employment.


The Essential Skills are

  • Reading Text
  • Document Use
  • Numeracy
  • Writing
  • Oral Communication
  • Working with others
  • Thinking Skills
  • Computer Use
  • Continuous Learning

Develop essential skills in all our upgrading programs!

Offered in Mississauga and Brampton


151 Superior Blvd. Unit 19-23
Mississauga ON L5t 2L1


3 Conestoga Drive, Suite 100
Brampton, ON, L6Z 4N5

Call for more information or to book a goal-directed assessment.
Brampton (905) 495-2700
Mississauga (905) 507-0111